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FM.8 Helen + Michal

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Published: 10.28.2019
Level 1   |   Time: 1:46
Accent: British
Source: BBC Flatmates

Helen and Michal finally find out that they like each other.


    

triangleDirections


  1. REVIEW the background.
  2. WATCH the video.
  3. ANSWER the questions.
  4. CHECK your answers. (Show Answers)

triangleBackground


Alice Tim Helen Michal
Alice Tim Helen Michal
  • Tim, Alice, Michal and Helen are all flatmates (roommates).
  • Michal is from Poland.
  • Helen and Michal are on their first date together.

triangleQuestions


  1. Why is Michal miserable?
    He studies too much.
    Helen doesn't like him.
    Alice rejected him.

  2. What does Helen encourage Michal to do?
    Ask Alice out on another date
    Ask Helen out on a date
    Study more

  3. Why doesn't Michal want to ask out Helen?
    She is not attractive.
    He is in love with Alice.
    She is busy studying.

  4. What did Helen and Michal do on their date?
    They went on walk.
    They went on a river cruise.
    They went to a French restaurant.

  5. What landmarks did they see on their date?
    The Houses of Parliament
    The Winter Statue
    Big Ben
    The London Eye

  6. Why does Michal feel sick?
    From the cruise.
    From the food.
    From something Helen said.



triangle Vocabulary


Directions: Look at the underlined expressions and try to guess what they mean.

  1. I'm just pouring my heart out to Branca.
    getting very angry
    saying I love you
    telling all my secrets and feelings

  2. I found that Alice gave you a knock back.
    a punch
    a letter
    a rejection

  3. There are plenty more fish in the sea..
    The ocean has many fish.
    There are many other people you can date.
    There is a delicious fish dinner on the cruise.

  4. You're quite a hunk yourself.
    handsome man
    smart man
    sad man

  5. I'm feeling a little seasick.
    sick because of eating fish
    sick because of the motion of a boat
    sick because of drinking too much salt water

  6. You're not going to throw up, are you?
    vomit
    cry
    jump up


triangle Language (tag questions)


Directions: 1) Read the conversation and choose the expression that you think is best. 2) Listen and check your answers.

  • Branca, I'm so miserable. Alice doesn't want to go out with me.
  • Oh sorry Michal. Am i interrupting something here?
  • No no no. I'm just pouring my heart out to Branca.
  • Oh yeah. I found that Alice gave you a knock back. But it's not the end of the world. There are plenty more fish in the sea, (you know) .
  • Fish? I don't want a fish. I want a date.
  • Well there's someone right in front of you.
  • You're always too busy studying. You wouldn't go out with a guy like me.
  • Oh (wouldn't I) ? Why don't you ask first?
  • Would you?
  • I'd love to.

  • Oh Michal. That river cruise was fantastic.
  • It was lovely seeing all those famous buildings, (wasn't it) ?
  • Yes. Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, and the London Eye all looked so impressive in the winter light, (didn't they) ?
  • You look lovely in the winter light too, (you know) .
  • Oh Michal, you're so sweet!
  • It's true. You're beautiful, Helen!
  • You're quite a hunk yourself, (you know) .
  • That might be true, but suddenly I'm feeling a little seasick.
  • You do look a bit green. You're not going to throw up, (are you) ?
  • Oh yes! I don't feel well! I think I'm going to be sick!
  • Was it something I said?


triangle Script



Branca, I'm so miserable. Alice doesn't want to go out with me.
Oh sorry Michal. Am i interrupting something here?
No no no. I'm just pouring my heart out to Branca.
Oh yeah. I found that Alice gave you a knock back. But it's not the end of the world. There are plenty more fish in the sea, you know.
Fish? I don't want a fish. I want a date.
Well there's someone right in front of you.
You're always too busy studying. You wouldn't go out with a guy like me.
Oh wouldn't I? Why don't you ask first?
Would you?
I'd love to.

Oh Michal. That river cruise was fantastic.
It was lovely seeing all those famous buildings, wasn't it?
Yes. Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, and the London Eye all looked so impressive in the winter light, didn't they?
You look lovely in the winter light too, you know.
Oh Michal, you're so sweet!
It's true. You're beautiful, Helen!
You're quite a hunk yourself, you know.
That might be true, but suddenly I'm feeling a little seasick.
You do look a bit green. You're not going to throw up, are you?
Oh yes! I don't feel well! I think I'm going to be sick!
Was it something I said?


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